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Activities & Events for All Ages

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Adult Coloring Club

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jan 22, 2:00 pm

Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Coloring pages and materials provided, or bring your own coloring book. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

01/22

Rock Stars

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jan 22, 4:00 pm

Paint rocks and then mix and match different heads and bodies.  Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Paint rocks and then mix and match different heads and bodies.  Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

01/22

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jan 23, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Jan 30, 1:00 pm
About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

01/09
01/16
01/23
01/30

Shrink Art

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jan 23, 6:00 pm

We’ll draw on plastic and then watch it change right before our eyes.  Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

We’ll draw on plastic and then watch it change right before our eyes.  Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

01/23

David Pedraza in Concert

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Jan 24, 2:00 pm

Violist David Pedraza performs short classics including "Granada," "Turkish March" and "Czardas." (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Violist David Pedraza performs short classics including "Granada," "Turkish March" and "Czardas." (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

01/24

Sand Art

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Jan 24, 4:00 pm

Brighten your day by making colorful sand art pictures. Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Brighten your day by making colorful sand art pictures. Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

01/24

Movie Matinee

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Jan 28, 2:00 pm

"Searching." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (101 min.) PG-13

About this Series

"Searching." ©Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. (101 min.) PG-13

01/28

Conversations About Aging With Robert & Muriel Goldfarb

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jan 29, 2:00 pm

Join Robert Goldfarb, New York Times author, and his wife Muriel, a registered nurse and psychotherapist, in a discussion on various topics relating to aging. Space is limited. (90 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Join Robert Goldfarb, New York Times author, and his wife Muriel, a registered nurse and psychotherapist, in a discussion on various topics relating to aging. Space is limited. (90 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

01/15
01/29

It’s Doodle Time

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Jan 29, 4:00 pm

Greg and Stick Dog aren’t the only kids who can have their own doodle-fiction stories. You can too! Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Greg and Stick Dog aren’t the only kids who can have their own doodle-fiction stories. You can too! Ages 7 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

01/29

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jan 30, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Jan 23, 1:00 pm
About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

01/09
01/16
01/23
01/30

Teen Jeopardy!

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Jan 30, 6:00 pm

Celebrate National Brain Teaser Month by testing your trivia knowledge against other teens! Snacks provided. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Celebrate National Brain Teaser Month by testing your trivia knowledge against other teens! Snacks provided. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

01/30

Meet the Author: Ben Frank

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Jan 31, 2:00 pm

Author Ben Frank talks about Jewish communities in Europe and his book, "A Travel Guide to Jewish Europe." (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Author Ben Frank talks about Jewish communities in Europe and his book, "A Travel Guide to Jewish Europe." (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

01/31

Club Read Presents: Dog Man 6

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Jan 31, 4:00 pm

Discuss the latest addition to the Dog Man series with other fans and create a craft! Ages 6-10. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Discuss the latest addition to the Dog Man series with other fans and create a craft! Ages 6-10. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

01/31

Saturday Morning Fun

Glades Road Branch
Sat, Feb 02, 11:00 am

Stop in for some stories, activities and a craft. Ages 2-5. (35 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Stop in for some stories, activities and a craft. Ages 2-5. (35 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

02/02

Chinese New Year

Glades Road Branch
Sat, Feb 02, 3:00 pm

Celebrate Chinese New Year with stories, games and crafts. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Celebrate Chinese New Year with stories, games and crafts. Ages 4 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

02/02

Current Events Discussion Group

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Feb 04, 10:00 am

Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Feb 11, 10:00 am
About this Series

Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

02/04
02/11

Crafternoon: Valentines!

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Feb 04, 2:00 pm

Create a valentine gift bag, place mat or card. If you are feeling inspired, make all three! (90 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Create a valentine gift bag, place mat or card. If you are feeling inspired, make all three! (90 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

02/04

South Florida Birding Workshop

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Feb 05, 2:00 pm

Meet a local naturalist from Daggerwing Nature Center and discover more about South Florida birds. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Meet a local naturalist from Daggerwing Nature Center and discover more about South Florida birds. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

02/05

LEGO® Bricks

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Feb 05, 4:00 pm

Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 6 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Build, imagine and play with our LEGO® bricks. Ages 6 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

02/05

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Feb 06, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Feb 13, 1:00 pm
Wed, Feb 20, 1:00 pm
Wed, Feb 27, 1:00 pm
About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

02/06
02/13
02/20
02/27

cloudLibrary Demonstration

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Feb 06, 2:00 pm

Learn more about our new e-book app, cloudLibrary. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Feb 13, 2:00 pm
Wed, Feb 20, 2:00 pm
Wed, Feb 27, 2:00 pm
About this Series

Learn more about our new e-book app, cloudLibrary. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

02/06
02/13
02/20
02/27

Teen Advisory Council (TAC)

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Feb 06, 6:00 pm

Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity? Plan and develop future events, brainstorm new ideas and areas of interest. Earn community service hours. Snacks provided. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity? Plan and develop future events, brainstorm new ideas and areas of interest. Earn community service hours. Snacks provided. Grades 6-12. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

02/06

Genealogy Help: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Feb 07, 10:00 am

Want to learn about your family tree? (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Feb 28, 10:00 am
About this Series

Want to learn about your family tree? (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

02/07
02/28

Script in Hand Players Present "Conversations"

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Feb 07, 2:00 pm

A talented group of local actors perform three short humorous and bittersweet plays. Includes a talkback with the cast after the show. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

A talented group of local actors perform three short humorous and bittersweet plays. Includes a talkback with the cast after the show. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

02/07

Hoopla

Glades Road Branch
Fri, Feb 08, 10:30 am

Download movies, TV shows and more, all free with your library card. Lecture style demonstration. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Download movies, TV shows and more, all free with your library card. Lecture style demonstration. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

02/08

Current Events Discussion Group

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Feb 11, 10:00 am

Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

More Dates for This Activity

Mon, Feb 04, 10:00 am
About this Series

Facilitator Brenda Solomon discusses today’s hot topics. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

02/04
02/11

Boca Raton: A Brief History

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Feb 11, 2:00 pm

Fascinating history presentation by the Boca Raton Historical Society. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Fascinating history presentation by the Boca Raton Historical Society. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

02/11

Writers LIVE! Presents: Andrew Nagorski

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Feb 12, 2:00 pm

Award-winning journalist and author Andrew Nagorski will discuss his most recent book, “The Nazi Hunters,” which focuses on the band of men and women who refused to allow lower-ranking Nazi’s crimes to be forgotten. Books available for purchase. A book signing will follow. Preregistration begins Fri, Jan 25, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2019. (60 min.)

About this Series

Award-winning journalist and author Andrew Nagorski will discuss his most recent book, “The Nazi Hunters,” which focuses on the band of men and women who refused to allow lower-ranking Nazi’s crimes to be forgotten. Books available for purchase. A book signing will follow. Preregistration begins Fri, Jan 25, 10:00 am, by phone, in person or online at www.pbclibrary.org/writers-live-2019. (60 min.)

02/12

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Feb 13, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Feb 06, 1:00 pm
Wed, Feb 20, 1:00 pm
Wed, Feb 27, 1:00 pm
About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

02/06
02/13
02/20
02/27

cloudLibrary Demonstration

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Feb 13, 2:00 pm

Learn more about our new e-book app, cloudLibrary. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Feb 06, 2:00 pm
Wed, Feb 20, 2:00 pm
Wed, Feb 27, 2:00 pm
About this Series

Learn more about our new e-book app, cloudLibrary. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

02/06
02/13
02/20
02/27

Happy Valentine's Day

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Feb 13, 4:00 pm

Fill your heart with fun stories, songs, a craft and a film. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Fill your heart with fun stories, songs, a craft and a film. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

02/13

Upcycled Paper Flowers

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Feb 13, 6:00 pm

Recycle old books into beautiful works of art. Ages 11-17. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Recycle old books into beautiful works of art. Ages 11-17. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

02/13

Jason Colannino in Concert

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Feb 14, 2:00 pm

Singer and guitarist performs selections from an impressive repertoire of folk, pop and rock songs. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Singer and guitarist performs selections from an impressive repertoire of folk, pop and rock songs. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

02/14

Veterans Services of PBC

Glades Road Branch
Fri, Feb 15, 2:00 pm

Meet with representative Andy Reese to answer brief questions and learn about services. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 

About this Series

Meet with representative Andy Reese to answer brief questions and learn about services. First come, first served. (3 hr.) 

02/15

Hail to the Chief

Glades Road Branch
Fri, Feb 15, 4:00 pm

It’s President George Washington’s birthday! Enjoy stories, games, a craft and a film. Ages 3-8. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

It’s President George Washington’s birthday! Enjoy stories, games, a craft and a film. Ages 3-8. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

02/15

Sensory Story Time: Penguins

Glades Road Branch
Sat, Feb 16, 10:30 am

Stories, songs, crafts and movement activities specially designed for children with sensory challenges. All ages. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Stories, songs, crafts and movement activities specially designed for children with sensory challenges. All ages. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

02/16

Routes to Roots

Glades Road Branch
Sat, Feb 16, 2:30 pm

Get started on your family tree with familysearch.org. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Get started on your family tree with familysearch.org. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

02/16

A History of African-American Literature

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Feb 19, 2:00 pm

Dr. Sika Dagbovie-Mullins, Department of English professor at Florida Atlantic University, presents a brief history of African-American literature and provides recommendations. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Dr. Sika Dagbovie-Mullins, Department of English professor at Florida Atlantic University, presents a brief history of African-American literature and provides recommendations. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

02/19

Chess Club

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Feb 19, 4:00 pm

Join other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and practice your skills. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Join other chess enthusiasts for a game or two and practice your skills. Ages 6-12. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

02/19

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Feb 20, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Feb 06, 1:00 pm
Wed, Feb 13, 1:00 pm
Wed, Feb 27, 1:00 pm
About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

02/06
02/13
02/20
02/27

cloudLibrary Demonstration

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Feb 20, 2:00 pm

Learn more about our new e-book app, cloudLibrary. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Feb 06, 2:00 pm
Wed, Feb 13, 2:00 pm
Wed, Feb 27, 2:00 pm
About this Series

Learn more about our new e-book app, cloudLibrary. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

02/06
02/13
02/20
02/27

Teen Vision Boards

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Feb 20, 6:00 pm

Design the life you want through art by using magazines to collage interests and life plans. Ages 11 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Design the life you want through art by using magazines to collage interests and life plans. Ages 11 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

02/20

Clay Your Way

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Feb 21, 4:00 pm

Unleash your inner creative genius and make an amazing creation to take home. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Unleash your inner creative genius and make an amazing creation to take home. Ages 5 & up. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

02/21

Coffee & Conversations

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Feb 25, 10:30 am

Stop by for coffee and conversations with a panel of library staff. Staff and other library members can discuss all of their favorite reads and new releases. Refreshments provided. (60 min.) 

About this Series

Stop by for coffee and conversations with a panel of library staff. Staff and other library members can discuss all of their favorite reads and new releases. Refreshments provided. (60 min.) 

02/25

Movie Matinee

Glades Road Branch
Mon, Feb 25, 2:00 pm

"Southside With You." ©Miramax. (84 min.) PG-13

About this Series

"Southside With You." ©Miramax. (84 min.) PG-13

02/25

Be Scam Smart

Glades Road Branch
Tue, Feb 26, 2:00 pm

Learn the latest in consumer fraud and scams and ways to keep your family safe. Presented by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Learn the latest in consumer fraud and scams and ways to keep your family safe. Presented by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. (60 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

02/26

English Exchange

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Feb 27, 1:00 pm

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Feb 06, 1:00 pm
Wed, Feb 13, 1:00 pm
Wed, Feb 20, 1:00 pm
About this Series

Practice speaking English in a fun and informal atmosphere. Intermediate knowledge of the language is recommended. (2 hr.) 

02/06
02/13
02/20
02/27

cloudLibrary Demonstration

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Feb 27, 2:00 pm

Learn more about our new e-book app, cloudLibrary. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

More Dates for This Activity

Wed, Feb 06, 2:00 pm
Wed, Feb 13, 2:00 pm
Wed, Feb 20, 2:00 pm
About this Series

Learn more about our new e-book app, cloudLibrary. First come, first served. (60 min.) 

02/06
02/13
02/20
02/27

Dorm Room Hot Cocoa

Glades Road Branch
Wed, Feb 27, 6:00 pm

Make easy hot cocoa in a crockpot. Ages 11-17. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

About this Series

Make easy hot cocoa in a crockpot. Ages 11-17. (45 min.) Call (561) 482-4554 to preregister.

02/27

Genealogy Help: One-On-One

Glades Road Branch
Thu, Feb 28, 10:00 am

Want to learn about your family tree? (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

More Dates for This Activity

Thu, Feb 07, 10:00 am
About this Series

Want to learn about your family tree? (30 min.) Call to make an appointment.

02/07
02/28